Freddie Mercury and Elton John

Rock Icons Revisited: Two New Books About Reggie and Fred

Review by Joe Daly
A pair of rock and roll's most legendary, flamboyant, and notorious icons are the subjects of two sharply differing accounts.
'That’s How I Roll' by Andrew Vachss

'That’s How I Roll' by Andrew Vachss

Review by Frank Bill
May 9, 2012 (5) comments
Andrew Vachss returns, with a new novel that tells the story of Esau Till, a cripple who sits recounting his confessional to the page after the accidental killing of a Fed.
'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

Review by Meredith Borders
April 27, 2012 (15) comments
Stephen King revisits the world of the Dark Tower...sort of.
Butterfly in the Typewriter review

'Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces' by Cory MacLauchlin

Review by Jack Joslin
April 11, 2012 (2) comments
Cory MacLauchlin illuminates the mysterious and tragic life of the author of 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.
Review: 'The Sea is My Brother' by Jack Kerouac

'The Sea is My Brother' by Jack Kerouac

Review by John Jarzemsky
March 20, 2012 (14) comments
We review and are giving away three copies of Jack Kerouac's lost manuscript, "The Sea is My Brother".
"Tales From Development Hell" review

'Tales From Development Hell - The Greatest Movies Never Made?' by David Hughes

Review by Karina Wilson
March 6, 2012 (7) comments
David Hughes' updated version of 'Tales From Development Hell' is a must-read for movie industry insiders, outliers and wannabes.
Review: 'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

'The Wolf Gift' by Anne Rice

Review by Meredith Borders
February 15, 2012 (5) comments
'The Wolf Gift' marks Anne Rice’s return to the gothic horror novels that her fans adore, this time taking a detour from vampire territory into the lair of the werewolf.
The Dirt: 10th Anniversary

Ten Years Later, We Still Love 'The Dirt' by Neil Strauss

Review by Joe Daly
February 13, 2012 (5) comments
Ten years after its release, 'The Dirt' remains one of the greatest rock biographies in history. We tell you why.
'The Mirage' by Matt Ruff

'The Mirage' by Matt Ruff

Review by Brandon Tietz
February 7, 2012 (4) comments
11/09/2001: Christian fundamentalists hijack four jetliners. Two of them crash into the World Trade Center of Baghdad, and the United Arab States declare their war on terror against America.
Review: "Raylan" by Elmore Leonard

'Raylan' by Elmore Leonard

Review by Meredith Borders
January 30, 2012 (11) comments
U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (played by Timothy Olyphant in JUSTIFIED) is back, and Elmore Leonard remains at the top of his game.